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Talc 5kg

SKU: NAP-510-13TAL5K
Talc 5kg
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Brilliant white, fine talc for making grounds, paint and pastels. Our talc is dry ground from natural ores in Montana. Use as an additive to make grounds and for adding texture and body to paints. Add to oil colors and mediums to create textural and bodying qualities to oil paint without affecting the color. Chalk has little color in drying oil, so it can be added to oil paint without affecting the tint of the color.

Chemical Name Magnesium Silicate
Description A fine dry ground talc with a closely-controlled particle size distribution.
Source Montana
Chemical Analysis
Silicon Dioxide (SiO2) 61%
Magnesium Oxide (MgO) 31%
Calcium Oxide (CaO) <0.5%
Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) 1%
Iron Oxide (Fe2O3) <1.3%
Moisture Loss @110ยบ C. <0.5%
Loss on Ignition 5.5%
Typical Physical Properties
Median Particle Size (microns) 3 microns
Hegman Fineness (minimum) 5
Dry Brightness (Hunter Y, Rd Value) 87
Retained on 325 Mesh Screen
Oil Absorption 34 g oil / 100 g pigment
Bulk Density (Loose) 0.26 g/cc (16.0 lbs./ft3)
Tap Density (Packed) 0.56 g/cc (34.7 lbs./ft3)
Bulking Value (Weight/Solid gallons, lbs.) 23.3
Specific Gravity 2.8
pH 8.8

Natural Pigments

Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.

We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.

Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
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This product is shipped from our warehouse in Gretna, NE, USA.
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
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